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Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kyoto

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Get an up-close look at Japanese macaques at Monkey Park Iwatayama, a forested area providing a home to a large troop of native primates. You'll be able to observe the monkeys from the safety of a caged viewing area, but be sure to follow posted instructions to avoid potentially dangerous encounters within unfenced spots. In addition to the monkeys, you'll find that the park features a sweeping view over the nearby city. Plan your Monkey Park Iwatayama visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kyoto using our Kyoto family vacation planner.
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  • I would happily go again for the views alone; absolutely breaktaking. The monkeys are very cool, the best part is seeing them free-roaming and doing their own thing. The people working are very friend...  read more »
  • To get to the monkey park you have to climb up a hill, which is tiring but once you get up there you will see that it was worth it. At the top not only do you have a great view but there are monkeys w...  read more »
  • Was a great hike up to the mountain top and lovely view over Kyoto city, however the facilities were quite old/not that great. Monkeys were not that keen (maybe they have already been fed by many tour...  read more »
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